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3418 H Street. Building elevation. Credit: Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture via the City of Philadelphia

Permits Issued for 3418 H Street in Harrowgate, Kensington

Permits have been issued for the construction of a three-story, four-unit apartment building at 3418 H Street in Harrowgate, Kensington. The development will replace a single-story garage situated on the southwest corner of the intersection of East Russell and H streets. Designed by Harman Deutsch Ohler Architecture, the building will span 3,640 square feet, lending an average of 910 square feet per unit, and will feature a cellar. Permits list RDM Builders as the contractor and a construction cost of $414,523.20.

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Mount Airy Meadows at 59-75 East Sharpnack Street. Credit: Ruggiero Plante Land Design

Mount Airy Meadows Complete at 59-75 East Sharpnack Street in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia

Construction work is complete at Mount Airy Meadows, an eight-townhouse development at 59-75 East Sharpnack Street in Mount AiryNorthwest Philadelphia. Designed by Ruggiero Plante Land Design, with ANC Builders Inc. as the contractor, each building rises three stories and spans 2,298 square feet. The the buildings share a common rear drive aisle, which is used to access in-building garages. Permits list construction costs of $200,000 per structure, which puts the total project construction cost at $1.6 million.

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80 East Sharpnack Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Completion Nears at 80 East Sharpnack Street in Mount Airy, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that construction work is nearing completion at a townhouse complex at 80 East Sharpnack Street in Mount AiryNorthwest Philadelphia. The six attached single-family dwellings are situated along Magnolia Street, although the site’s location at the corner of Sharpnack Street gives the project an address at the latter. Designed by Ruggiero Plante Land Design, with ANC Builders Inc. as the contractor, each building rises three stories tall and spans 2,238 square feet, with a height measuring 38 feet to the main roof and 48 feet to the top of the pilot house. The rowhouses share a common rear drive aisle, which provides access to in-building garages.

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342 West Queen Lane. Photo by Jamie Meller. June 2022

Construction Complete at 342 West Queen Lane in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed that construction work is complete at a three-story, five-unit rental apartment building at 342 West Queen Lane in Germantown, Northwest Philadelphia. The development is located on the southeast side of the block between Pulaski Avenue and Morris Street, within a four-minute walk of the Queen Lane regional rail station. Designed by MC Architectural, the project spans 5,793 square feet and features a 1,058-square-foot ground-level retail space and full sprinkling. Permits list David Elmaliah as the contractor and a construction cost of $200,000.

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500-02 South Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. April 2022

Demolition Pending at 500-02 South Street, South Philadelphia

A recent Philly YIMBY visit observed no new construction progress at a multi-family renovation of 500-02 South Street in Queen VillageSouth Philadelphia. The building will rises three stories tall, with two private roof decks at the top of the structure. The second and third floors will be refitted to accommodate four residential units, while the existing retail space on the ground floor to remain. The renovation cost is listed at $350,000.

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